1950s: The cars were shaped like bullets — perfect to cut through the air up ahead and get straight to the chequered flag.
Fuel-injected engines in Formula 1 cars were pioneered by Rudolph Uhlenhaut when he first used the technology in the legendary Mercedes-Benz W196. All the cars came with engines in the front.
In Image: Mercedes-Benz W196
Text: Business Standard
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